Admin tools: Cohort external database

tool_cohortdatabase
Maintained by Picture of Dan MarsdenDan Marsden, Picture of Catalyst ITCatalyst IT
This plugin creates site-level cohorts using a connection to an external database. (similar to enrol_database plugin but instead of creating enrolments it creates site-level cohorts.)

Cohort external database 1

Release notes

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https://moodle.org/plugins/tool_cohortdatabase

What is this?

This plugin creates site-level cohorts using a connection to an external database.

Features

  • Can be triggered via CLI and/or scheduled task.
  • Creates site-level cohorts
  • Syncronises users in cohorts
  • Optionally auto create users

Installation

  1. Install the plugin the same as any standard moodle plugin either via the Moodle plugin directory, or you can use git to clone it into your source:

    git clone git@github.com:catalyst/moodle-tool_cohortdatabase.git admin/tool/cohortdatabase
    

    Or install via the Moodle plugin directory:

    https://moodle.org/plugins/tool_cohortdatabase

  2. Then run the Moodle upgrade

Support

If you have issues please log them in github here

https://github.com/catalyst/moodle-tool_cohortdatabase/issues

Please note our time is limited, so if you need commercial support or want to sponsor a new feature then please contact Catalyst IT

https://www.catalyst.net.nz/contact-us

Moodle 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

Version information

Version build number
2017103000
Version release name
1
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
2d59f7ed303fd456f43a2c23a6a6ef00
Supported software
Moodle 3.1, Moodle 3.2, Moodle 3.3, Moodle 3.4
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.3
  • The more recent release 2 (2018061101) exists for Moodle 3.4

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Admin tools

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "mytool") in the "admin/tool" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation